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Mindfulness: Q&A with Wellness Coach over Chocolate — Part 2

Last month, I published a Q&A related to work-life balance. Marla Warner, a certified professional wellness coach and President of For Health Wellness Consultants, had provided some great suggestions on wellness, healthy habits and feeling more energized.  In this post, she explains what mindfulness is and provides guidance on how we can incorporate mindfulness into our daily activities. (more…)

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Made Time for a Makeup Makeover

Last month I wrote about a “me” moment with chocolate truffles and a spa session at Purebeauty Salon & Spa at the Trump Hotel in Toronto.  I am humbled that my blog post landed me an invitation to their complimentary private Jane Iredale mineral makeup session.  I happily accepted the invite, along with a spa discount card that I would receive after the session.

I thought it was funny that I would be going to this beauty blogger event.  Why?  I am not a makeup type of person.  I don’t really bother putting it on mainly due to time.

I know I am not the only person who feels like putting on makeup takes time.  Once, while meeting up for lunch with an in-house counsel friend, she said she was extremely busy, but managed to squeeze in the time to put on lipstick for me!


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